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Saturday, 9 June 2018

So simple in the end!


This week's challenge on the 52 Christmas Card Throwdown is colour:




I have to admit I really struggled with this one. I started (went quite a long way) down the road of texture paste words with various mediums over them - this is where I got to:



Four cards nearly done, I like elements of all of them, but none of them quite right. And too tired and uninspired to "rescue" any of them - maybe I'll come back to one or two later!

So I went for something simple.

A brusho background in yellow, orange and brilliant red:



And a Clarity stamp in fired brick distress oxide:



And there's my card, so easy but I like it a lot more than the ones I'd been working on for ages!



If you'd like to have a go with these sunny colours, head over to 52CCT - the challenge closes Friday 15th June.

I hope you get on with them better than me!


3 comments:

  1. The same happened here. I had a 'really good' idea which didn't work. This is a lovely arty background for this stamp which I like very much. x

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    1. Thanks Alison. This is one of those stamp sets I HAD to have but then haven't actually used that much! It saved me this week though.

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  2. Elle est très belle Lucinda, c'est vrai que ces couleurs sont aussi difficile pour moi mais tes essais sont réussi, biz

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